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Newsbytes: Dialed In Pinball; WARS DDR Tournament; Arkanoid Vs. Space Invaders + More

Newsbytes: Dialed In Pinball; WARS DDR Tournament; Arkanoid Vs. Space Invaders + More

arcadehero May 20, 2017 0

Welcome to this week’s Newbytes, our weekly/bi-weekly collection of headline arcade news. Let’s start this week with some Tekken/Liam Neeson comedy: Guys pic.twitter.com/K0sjytfs1E — Jackson Ryan (@dctrjack) May 18, 2017 Dialed In Production Jersey

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8-Player Arcade Gaming – A History

8-Player Arcade Gaming – A History

arcadehero May 18, 2017 7

With the upcoming release of Sega’s Daytona Championship USA and the news of an 8-unit location test, it gave me an idea that should have been covered before for those slow news days… The

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Atari’s Asteroids, Centipede and Missile Command To Become Board Games

Atari’s Asteroids, Centipede and Missile Command To Become Board Games

arcadehero May 11, 2017 3

If you were a child of the late 70s or early 80s then you very well might have come across board games based upon arcade games. The likes of Berzerk, Defender, Frogger, Pac-Man Popeye and

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Spook-O-Tron Coming To Playchoice-10 Arcades In Late 2017

Spook-O-Tron Coming To Playchoice-10 Arcades In Late 2017

arcadehero April 18, 2017 2

We have covered the development of new content for old arcade hardware before but it isn’t something that we come across very often. With a large selection of arcade boards to choose from, interested

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Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

arcadehero February 25, 2017 8

Welcome to Part 3 of our series on games that will be celebrating a certain anniversary during this calendar year of 2017. With going back to 1997, we will be looking at games turning

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Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

arcadehero January 19, 2017 1

Continuing upon our reflections of games past, we jump forward from 1977 to 1987. A major difference you will notice between the two lists is the explosive influence of Japanese game makers had. This

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1980s Arcade Centric Game Show Starcade Being Rebooted By Shout! Factory

1980s Arcade Centric Game Show Starcade Being Rebooted By Shout! Factory

arcadehero January 12, 2017 3

(Thanks to Stingray_Travel for the tip from the other day) The name Starcade likely brings back some memories for any of you classic gamers who caught the TV show back in the 1982-83 period

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Arcade Games Turning 40 in 2017

Arcade Games Turning 40 in 2017

arcadehero January 11, 2017 4

With a new year upon comes the opportunity to reflect on games past. As usual we will start with the 70s and games turning the ripe age of 40. Prepare to feel old! Here

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Space Invaders Frenzy By Raw Thrills Is Shipping Now

Space Invaders Frenzy By Raw Thrills Is Shipping Now

arcadehero January 6, 2017 5

A few weeks ago we ran a post about the new Space Invaders Frenzy video game by Raw Thrills. You might have noticed that the post disappeared shortly after that as some information changed,

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New Flyer For Space Invaders Frenzy

New Flyer For Space Invaders Frenzy

arcadehero November 10, 2016 3

We recently uncovered a location test for Space Invaders Frenzy by Raw Thrills. In the digging we were told that this game was headed for IAAPA 2017 although that information seemed a little odd since

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Surprise! Space Invaders Frenzy Coming To Arcades In 2017/2018

Surprise! Space Invaders Frenzy Coming To Arcades In 2017/2018

arcadehero October 5, 2016 5

(Thanks to Jerry for the tip) It’s hard to believe but many arcade classics that we all know and love are approaching the ripe old age of 40. Taito’s Space Invaders is one of

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New Arcades: Barcadium (BC, Canada); Big Play (Biloxi, MS)

New Arcades: Barcadium (BC, Canada); Big Play (Biloxi, MS)

arcadehero September 13, 2016 0

What better way to jumpstart some arcade news than to have more stories on brand new arcade venues opening their doors? Barcadium Opens In Cumberland, BC Starting with a new location in Canada, this

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